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  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) crews helped rescue two boats that became unmoored near the Tappan Zee Bridge this past week. On September 25, crews spotted a sail boat approaching the dredging area surrounding the Tappan Zee Bridge. After attempting communications and determining that no one was onboard, TZC’s safety team secured the boat and […]

  • 6 June 2011

    Silt, waste and encroachment are choking river Karnaphuli, the lifeline of Chittagong. By Mintu Chowdhury (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, June 6, 2011  

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth more than $5 million. The 2020 federal grants will help local partners restore and enhance nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands and 17,500 feet of marine shoreline in Jefferson, Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. More details about the each […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Coalition has today squibbed a chance to protect the Reef by ruling out further development on Gladstone’s Curtis Island, by deferring the approval decision on Arrow’s LNG plant to just days before Christmas, say the Australian Greens. “The Reef didn’t need another deferral from the government today – this threat of even further industralisation […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Randle Reef project partners have announced that a path forward has been established for the project. In the summer of 2014, extensive consultation occurred with industry experts to determine options to advance the project within the current budget envelope. After careful consideration of all information received from industry, the project partners have identified modifications […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which is currently underway, undertaken by a Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher, might save one of Texas’ most important, but relatively unknown, coastal venues from disappearing completely – Follet’s Island. Tim Dellapenna, associate professor of marine sciences and oceanography who has studied Texas beaches for years at the Texas A&M Galveston campus, […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Dredging, sand removal and continual monitoring at a cost of more than $3.62 million are identified as the most cost effective and, short-te… BY ANNA WOLF (portstephensexaminer) [mappress] Source: portstephensexaminer, November 9, 2011

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion program is currently underway. In keeping with sustainable development principles and environmental management best practices, the Panama Canal Expansion will use unique water-saving basins to help preserve the freshwater resources along the waterway, reutilizing water from the basins into the locks. The new locks will require less water than the current […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Gone is how some residents on Longboat Key describe one of the city’s popular beaches, and they say mother nature is the one to blame… By Jennifer Schwan (mysuncoast) [mappress] Source: mysuncoast, October 26, 2011

  • 17 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    With the Haldia Dock’s financial position under strain following fall in parcel size of vessels due to low draught, the Centre has released Rs 267 crore as dredging subsidy, Minister of State for Shipping, Mr Mukul Roy, said here on Wednesday… [mappress] Source: Business Line, March 17, 2010;

  • 3 March 2011

    Efforts to save Surfer’s Beach progressed in February despite a state agency asking whether the public beach is worth saving at all.   More info: hmbreview [mappress] Source: hmbreview, March 3, 2011    

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Save Our Shores Association Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a shoreline buffer project in Plymouth, Mass. The Trust is proposing to perform work and place 37,494 square feet of fill below the high […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch dredgers and dredging equipment manufacturer Dredge Yard has participated in The Forum of Dredging Companies, held on 12 February 2014 in Moscow, Russia. The event was organized by media group IAA PortNews and the partners of the Forum were FSUE ROSMORPORT and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). The forum hosted over […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Mandurah MLA David Templeman is appealing for residents to save the Peel Harvey Estuary…   By Rachel Fenner (inmycommunity) [mappress] Source: inmycommunity, December 14, 2011;

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To protect the Netherlands against the rising of the sea level, the Delta Works have been built, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, one of the seven modern wonders of the world. Hydrauvision, who also contributed to the development of the Delta Works, once again was asked to collaborate in a similarly major […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine U.S. Coast Guard stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. “After learning that the Coast Guard was having […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Wärtsilä’s Energopac is an integrated propeller and rudder design that effectively reduces flow separation behind the propeller hub, thereby reducing frictional drag while preserving course-keeping capabilities. In recent trials carried out in co-operation with the Spliethoff Group, a company that manages more than 55 multi-purpose cargo vessels, it was shown that the Wärtsilä Energopac solution […]

  • 18 May 2012

    A private contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers is dredging the Holland’s harbor this week, reports wzzm13.com. Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say strong storms may have caused the sand to build up earlier than usual, forcing the harbor to close last fall. Several ships carrying coal have been forced […]